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the Inn at East Beach
the Inn at East Beach
the Inn at East Beach
the Inn at East Beach

Santa Barbara Motel: Surprisingly Affordable Amenities

Budget-minded travelers have discovered a hidden gem in The Inn at East Beach Santa Barbara motel. Situated just steps from the beach and loaded with surprising amenities, there’s no other Santa Barbara motel or hotel quite like us - and for over 19 years our guests have been loving it!

Our General Manager, Frank Santana, is honored to welcome every guest personally. He’s quick with recommendations and always happy to help you find ways to save some scratch on your Santa Barbara vacation.

Our excellent amenities will surprise you, too. See why we’re one of the top-rated motels in Santa Barbara:


Stylish Santa Barbara Accommodations: Like no other beach motel in Santa Barbara, our 33 affordable guest rooms exude style with a hip mid-century flair and our revamped lobby and breakfast area offer fresh spaces for lounging about with friends and family. All rooms include a mini-refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Select rooms even have a fireplace. If you need more room, select a junior kitchen suite featuring a full-sized fridge and large kitchen area with dining table and chairs. Read More.

Outdoor Pool & Patio: An attractive outdoor pool and patio lounge overlooking Santa Barbara’s picturesque foothill mountains. It’s ideal for when you want to relax in the sun or spend time with the kids, but you don’t want to hoof it over to Santa Barbara Beach.

On-Site Bike Rental: Free-wheel your way through Santa Barbara with on-site bike rental provided by Santa Barbara Fitness. Drop by the front desk to reserve your bike at $10 per hour, $25 for four hours, or $40 for eight hours. Bikes are available on a first come first serve basis, but if we happen to run out we usually can have more bikes brought over within the hour. Just another unique way to enjoy your stay.

Our Santa Barbara motel amenities include:
  • Complimentary Continental Breakfast Daily
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet in All Guest Rooms
  • Local Dining and Attraction Discounts for Our Guests (just ask Frank!)
  • Guest Laundry Service On-Site
  • Local Newspaper Daily
  • Beach Towels, Beach Blankets, Umbrellas and Boogie Boards Available


Fast Facts: Rules and Policies at The Inn at East Beach

  • Check-In: 3:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; if your arrival is delayed, please contact us before 10:00 p.m. on the day of your arrival and we will be happy to accommodate you
  • Check-Out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Rates posted are for 2 guests; there is an additional charge of $15/night per additional guest age 13 and up. Children 12 and under stay free
  • Best Rate Guarantee: We guarantee that the rate you find on our official site is the best rate publicly available on the Internet. If you find a better one, we will match it! See details.
  • Pet Policy: Unfortunately, we cannot accept pets
  • A valid credit card must be presented at check-in
  • The Inn at East Beach is proud to be a 100% non-smoking Santa Barbara hotel


You can't miss Lotusland, a one-of-a-kind botanical garden.